V.G. Siddhartha focused on building a business to create income and opportunities for his countrymen.
Nearly two decades ago, Gaviña launched their Direct Impact initiative as a promise to provide premium coffee with a greener footprint.
Violent protests and unrest in Ethiopia’s southern region of Sidama Zone have resulted in the deaths of 34 people.
Drought, lower tea prices, and economic sanctions against Iran have led to lower tea exports for the world’s largest black tea producing country, affecting the entire nation’s economy.
This week, labor advocacy non-profit Verité, with funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs, officially launched Cooperation On Fair, Free, Equitable Employment (COFFEE) Project, spanning Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico
Two of the world’s largest arabica-producing countries are teaming up with the goal of helping coffee growers reverse the effects of the current coffee price crisis.
The lands that produce Colombia’s treasured coffee beans are disappearing as market prices reach a nadir.
Beginning July 1, Rainforest Alliance will offer further mutual recognition options for its cocoa, tea, and hazelnut programs, following its 2018 merger with UTZ. Notably absent from this option, however, is coffee.
Different coffee-producing regions have different fermentation traditions, which, for the most part, have been handed down from generation to generation. But a growing number of coffee producers are experimenting with new fermentation techniques to modulate the flavor profile of their coffee and add value to their product—just don’t call it a trend.
Following a successful workshop with producers in Guatemala and speaking appearances at the 2019 Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, Trewick and Roberts continue to share their thoughts on the Guide and the future of specialty coffee pricing.